ceiling and ultimately we are unable to pay our debts or worse unable to pay our military or social security recipients and others, what will happen is send shock waves through our economy, drive interest rates up, cripple businesses all around our country. my prayer is to put principle and purpose over politics. if republicans play this game or anybody on both sides of the political aisle want to play this game for their own personal benefit. i really play americans make the right decision and get those people out of office. >> when you see the statistics here, figures, most people watching this will not be able to comprehend, really, the scale of this. when you're already 14 trillion dollars in debt as a country, this is a pretty hideous situation for america to find itself in, given now all these emerging countries, china, india, brazil and so on, all beginning to boom economically, it's the worst possible time for america to be in this position, isn't it?